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Hart County, Kentucky

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Hart County was formed in 1819. The county is named for Captain Nathaniel G. S. Hart, a Kentucky militia officer in the War of 1812 who was wounded at the Battle of Frenchtown and died in the Massacre of the River Raisin.

The Battle of Munfordville, a Confederate victory, was fought in the county in 1862, during the American Civil War.

In 1989 the Amish settlement near Munfordville was founded. It has ties to the Geauga Amish settlement in Ohio, from where many of the Munfordville Amish came. It is the fastest growing Amish settlement in America.

Adjacent Counties

Cities & Communities

  • Bonnieville
  • Canmer
  • Cub Run
  • Hammonville
  • Hardyville
  • Horse Cave
  • Legrande
  • Linwood
  • Monroe
  • Munfordville (County Seat)
  • Priceville
  • Rowletts
  • Three Springs
  • Uno




National Register of Historic Places

Genealogy Trails


KY Kinfolk

USGW Archives

Kentucky African American Griots

Hart County Wills (1819-1850)

Hearthstone Legacy